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Thursday: NW 30 kts
Friday: N increasing 15/20 kts
Saturday: W 25/30 kts

forecast

Thursday: Northwesterly 20/25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the late morning and early afternoon ahead of a west to southwesterly 15/25 knots change during the afternoon. Winds tending southwesterly and easing to 10/15 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre later in the evening. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, tending westerly 2 metres by early evening, then tending southwesterly 2/2.5 metres later in the evening. Friday: West to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming northerly and increasing to 15/20 knots in the morning. Seas: Around 1 metre, increasing to 1/1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Swell: Southwesterly 2/2.5 metres, increasing to 2.5/4 metres during the morning. Outlook Saturday: North to northwesterly 20/30 knots shifting westerly 25/30 knots during the evening. Seas: 1.5/2.5 metres. Swell: Southwesterly 2.5/4 metres.

Issued Thu 11:08 EST

Seas: Up to 2.5m
Swell: Up to 2.5m, SW

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